Kirk Anton, Maniac #15274- Kirk has been running marathons since 2018 and Marine Corps was his 16th. I have had the pleasure of running 3 marathons with our son Kaden the past 2 years. Kaden started his running career on a bet on Thanksgiving in 2019 when he said, “If I run a marathon, will you buy me a puppy?” and I said, “No I will not buy you a puppy, but I will buy you a new iPhone.” From that day we started a training program that Brittany created for us. Then, all 3 of us started training for the Fargo Marathon in 2020 and we all know what happened! So his first Marathon was the Fargo virtual, his first in person was Grandmas, and he just ran in the Marine Corps Marathon.
Kirk’s first race was END Sure North Dakota Extreme racing – it was a 50K (50K plus really) Brittany and I did this as a part of a team. It was a triathlon and we did the running portion of it!
- 1st road race was Bismarck then Philadelphia, Rock and Roll Phoenix, Fargo – twice, East Canyon, Airforce, Twin Cities, Grandma’s, Lost Dutchmen, Revel Mt Charleston, Brookings, Marine Corp. Great job Kirk sounds like you have the Marathon bug!
Story and Photo Credit Kirk Anton and the Marathon Maniac/Half Fanatic Newsletter.